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Thread SCORE!

15 May

I restrained myself, and spent 80bucks, half of what they are worth, because the poor man is trying to clear his departed wife’s stash in this estate sale.

A Valdani “Collection” (12 balls ofย  3ply embroidery floss), 10 DMC perles in #8 and #5, Caron Wildflowers in colourways i haven’t seen before, a couple of delicious mystery brands, and that solid DMC greeny bit because it reminds me of wasabi mustard.

This was a drop in the bucket. The woman had, i kid you not, about 5000 times as much thread, in boxes, cases, hatboxes, worm binder thingies, bags, storage carry cases and more. I kid you not. Seriously. I’d have taken more, but i fight with linen threads, the silks were too fine, and the solid DMC’s are readily available anywhere.

And he gave me this:

The legs have zipped openings as well. I’ll be quite stylish carrying this one ๐Ÿ™‚

 

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Posted by on May 15, 2017 in Jam Day, Not so ordinaries

 

5 responses to “Thread SCORE!

  1. Mary Anne

    May 15, 2017 at 8:39 pm

    Oh wow!!! Lucky find for sure. How come I never run into deals like this?

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    • arlee

      May 16, 2017 at 6:01 am

      one of the advantages of a BIG city ๐Ÿ™‚

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  2. Elizabeth Ingraham

    May 16, 2017 at 8:02 am

    I adore that DMC green bit . . . And dare you to wear that bag to your residency.

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    • arlee

      May 16, 2017 at 11:17 am

      HA!!!!!!!!!! ๐Ÿ˜‰ You KNOW i will. I’ll even get a pic at the time to prove it ๐Ÿ™‚

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    • arlee

      May 16, 2017 at 11:36 am

      DMC #733

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